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Rheumatoid arthritis increased risk of COPD

Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis had an increased risk of hospitalizations for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, compared with the general population, in a Canadian retrospective, population-based cohort study......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 13th, 2018Related News

Kris Aquino on autoimmune disease diagnosis: Being brave is part of my DNA

MANILA, Philippines – Television and online personality and host Kris Aquno said early Thursday, October 11, that she has been diagnosed with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria, an autoimmune disease.  Kris underwent tests in Singapore to evaluate her condition.  "To be specific I now know I have Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria, and yes, mine is an ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2018Related News

Sleep Problems, Loss of Focus May Be Signs of Mental Illness

Chronic difficulty in sleeping and inability to focus at work, school or in any other aspect of life can be early signs of an impending mental illness, and people who experience this are advised to see a psychiatrist immediately. Dr. Dreiza Hakim Castillo, a psychiatrist at the Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC) advises people who […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsOct 10th, 2018Related News

Sleep problems, loss of focus may be signs of mental illness

ZAMBOANGA CITY, October 8 (PIA) -Chronic difficulty in sleeping and inability to focus at work, school or in any other aspect of life can be early signs of an impending mental illness, and people w.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsOct 9th, 2018Related News

Kim Kardashian ’embarrassed’ by Kanye West’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ rant—report

Kanye West's spontaneous rant on "Saturday Night Live" last Sept. 27 may not have made it to the airwaves, but it still left wife Kim Kardashian supposedly embarrassed. The backlash from his statements was "embarrassing for her and her family, but she will never say that," a source said, according to People. However, Kardashian reportedly will still stand by her husband and believes he is entitled to his own opinion. The rapper took the mic after SNL host Adam Driver signed off. West claimed that he was told not to wear his red "Make America Great Again" hat onstage. "You see they laughing at me. You heard 'em, they scream at me, they bully me. They bullied me backstage, they sai...Keep on reading: Kim Kardashian ’embarrassed’ by Kanye West’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ rant—report.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 2nd, 2018Related News

Google Clips gets a Capture Rate overhaul

Google Clips, a miniature hands-free video camera designed to take spontaneous videos of your family, has been deemed too spontaneous by some users and a report suggests that a remedy is in the works. Engadget outlined some of the changes that users will be seeing . Because of the nature of the device, the moments that the camera deems as "interesting" or "special" are maybe too unpredictable. Users have been complaining that their significant moments were, in fact, left undocumented. Out of the 51 ratings on the accompanying app page on Google Play, it received just 3.8 stars out of 5. To combat the issue, Google "'completely rebuilt' High Capture rate so you can 'capture many...Keep on reading: Google Clips gets a Capture Rate overhaul.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 30th, 2018Related News

Palace: Duterte ‘not serious’ when he said EJKs his only sin

President Rodrigo Duterte was only making yet another spontaneous remark when he said for the first time that his “only sin” is the spate of the extrajudicial killings being linked to the Duterte administration......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 28th, 2018Related News

Travel goals: Quick tips from an expert

MANILA, Philippines - Been itching to scratch that wanderlust bite lately? By all means, do so! But... hold on. Where do you go (given budgetary and logistical limitations)? What do you do there? What things should you keep in mind ahead of time? Whether it's a spontaneous weekend away or ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 26th, 2018Related News

Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases – study

PARIS: More than half of all countries will likely fail to hit the UN target of reducing premature deaths from a quartet of chronic diseases by a third before 2030, researchers said Friday. Cancers, heart and blood-vessel disease, diabetes, and chronic respiratory disease combined to kill 12.5 million people aged 30 to 70 worldwide in… link: Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases – study.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Sep 21st, 2018Related News

Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases – study

PARIS: More than half of all countries will likely fail to hit the UN target of reducing premature deaths from a quartet of chronic diseases by a third before 2030, researchers said Friday. Cancers, heart and blood-vessel disease, diabetes, and chronic respiratory disease combined to kill 12.5 million people aged 30 to 70 worldwide in [...] The post Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases – study appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2018Related News

DU30 to Joma: Who s dying?

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday shrugged off claims that he is suffering from a chronic kidney disease as floated by Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison. Sison took to Facebook on Tuesday to share a supposed prognosis of a doctor that the “dark discoloration” of….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsAug 31st, 2018Related News

Duterte debunks kidney problem claim

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday shrugged off claims that he is suffering from a chronic kidney disease as floated by Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison. Source link link: Duterte debunks kidney problem claim.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 31st, 2018Related News

Air pollution ‘may harm’ cognitive intelligence, study says – BBC News

Chronic exposure to air pollution can cause detrimental harm to cognitive performance, a new study reveals. Researchers believe that the […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: NewsAug 28th, 2018Related News

Using Filipino values, food key to better heart health — study

HONOLULU -- Heart disease is the leading cause of death among Filipino American males and second among Filipino American females. Filipinos also have a high prevalence of hypertension resulting from obesity, alcohol consumption, and physical inactivity. The good news: A University of Hawaii at Manoa study has found that food and family are key factors in improving Filipino heart health. The study, published in "Preventing Chronic Disease,"found that the Filipino American community responds better to interventions based on Filipino cultural values and the incorporation of traditional foods. Values such as strong family ties, empathy, a tradition of obligation and reciprocity as ...Keep on reading: Using Filipino values, food key to better heart health — study.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 22nd, 2018Related News

WATCH: Sponge Cola covers Miss You Like Crazy

MANILA, Philippines – When it comes to banter, ad-libs, and anything spontaneous, you can trust Sponge Cola to deliver.  So it wasn't really a surprise when lead singer Yael Yuzon led the OPM powerhouse to an impromptu performance of the '90s Moffats hit "Miss You Like Crazy" during a visit to  ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 7th, 2018Related News

H.F. Lenfest, former media mogul, philanthropist, dies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) --- H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest, who made a $1 billion fortune in the cable industry and gave almost all of it away, supporting schools, museums, journalism and the arts in Philadelphia and beyond, died Sunday, a family spokesman said. Gerry Lenfest was 88. He was taken Sunday from his Rittenhouse Square home to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead of complications from chronic illness, said Fred Stein. Stein will handle a memorial service planned in Philadelphia in September. "There is likely not an organization or charity in Philadelphia that didn't benefit from the Lenfest family's generosity in some way," said Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf....Keep on reading: H.F. Lenfest, former media mogul, philanthropist, dies.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 6th, 2018Related News

Chronic effects of class suspensions on students

The President must seriously look into the actions taken by local government units on: class suspensions during rainy days, on studying the number of holidays that interrupt students in school, on sudden “no school” announcements due to traffic, SONA, rallies, strikes, etc......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 5th, 2018Related News

Republic Cement Launches Project HARVEST to Support DepEd’s “Gulayan Sa Paaralan” Program

Health and nutrition continue to be a major problem in the Philippines with chronic malnutrition rate at 26.2% Project HARVEST to address malnutrition through sustainable gardening solutions that support DepEd’s school-based feeding program The program aims to enhance nutrition in the school by helping secure consistent water supply for the vegetable crops and setting up […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJul 16th, 2018Related News

Metro shake drill to be spontaneous

By Nelson S. Badilla The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday called on the public to participate in next week’s shake drill to enhance earthquake preparedness “that is not staged or scripted.” MMDA general manager Jojo Garcia, said the fourth shake drill will be different as, unlike in the past shake drills, there will be […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJul 14th, 2018Related News

Golden State Warriors not just good, they re lucky too

By Shaun Powell, NBA.com LAS VEGAS -- In this town, fates and fortunes can turn drastically any day, hour or minute. A flip of the card, pull of the switch or roll of the dice can make or break souls. Which brings us to NBA Summer League, the Golden State Warriors and the field. The league is holding its annual gathering of executives, coaches and player hopefuls here, and 29 of the 30 NBA teams are wondering about their chances this upcoming season and why the Warriors are the Chosen Ones. Meanwhile, the Warriors, winners of three of the last four championships, are no doubt doing some head-scratching about how a key injury is once again helping their cause and making them stronger. This is about luck, then, and why those chasing the Warriors can’t seem to get a break, and how the Warriors managed to make themselves both good and lucky. There is considerable buzz among the basketball throng in Vegas regarding the Warriors, who are less than a month removed from a convincing sweep of LeBron James and the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals and how they won twice this summer: championship and then free agency. The collective moan from the rest of the NBA seems to say: What the hell? DeMarcus Cousins agreed to a one-year deal with the Warriors for the NBA equivalent of loose change in a sofa: $5.3 million. Just like that, the Warriors added a dominant and versatile center, maybe the best in the game, which made coach Steve Kerr wisecrack about how the Warriors “needed another All-Star.” This was made possible because of a quirky circumstance that caused Cousins a lot of pain, which translated into plenty of gain for Golden State. When Cousins tore his Achilles last spring with the Pelicans, his market value in free agency fell to the floor right along with him. Suddenly, the rest of the league, including the Pelicans, became wary about investing heavily in a hulking center who most certainly would need most of the 2018-19 season to rehab, without any guarantee Cousins would return to form once medically cleared to play. Cousins averaged 25.2 points, 12.9 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks last season, perhaps the best of his career. He turns 28 in late August. Had he avoided injury, he would’ve been far too expensive for the Warriors to afford. They’re well over the luxury tax and are limited to exceptions, which allow them to sign players but only on the cheap. A healthy Cousins was destined to command in excess of $20 million a season, more had he stayed with the Pelicans. “If he’s healthy, he’s the best player at his position in the league,” said Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry. Well, when free agency opened, Cousins’ phone didn’t ring, and you probably know the story by now: He personally called the Warriors and signed up on the spot. His reasoning: If my only choice in this league is a short-term deal, might as well be with the team in the midst of a dynasty. The Warriors understandably were shocked, but why would they be? This isn’t the first time an injury went their way. Steph Curry’s chronic ankle sprains once threatened his career. He underwent surgery in the summer of 2011 and played only 26 games the next season. At that time, Curry was a good player, but far from the superstar who’d win a pair of MVPs and destroy three-point shooting records. So the Warriors were understandably worried, especially once Curry was due a contract extension. The two sides made a compromise that protected both parties: Four years, $44 million. The risk the Warriors took is Curry would continue having ankle issues and never see a full season. Curry’s risk: He’d remain healthy and see his production swell and spend most of that contract as a bargain. A bargain, for sure: At the end of that deal, Curry was the fourth-highest-paid player. On his own team. The upside for the Warriors and Curry: That contract helped them extend Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala and more importantly, add Kevin Durant. When you’re good and lucky -- remember, the Warriors won their first title over the Cavs when Cleveland was largely without Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, and beat the Rockets last spring after Chris Paul suffered a series-ending hamstring injury -- then you get plenty of rings. The beauty of the Cousins situation is the Warriors don’t need him during the regular season. This was mentioned more than a few times by rival general managers and coaches in Vegas. Cousins’ rehab is expected to require another five or six months -- full recovery form Achilles surgery is usually a year -- yet there’s no rush. Golden State won 73 games a few years ago without him and won 58 games last season on cruise control. They can wait until next spring, where Cousins could return, say, in March and use the final few weeks as a warm-up for the playoffs. After using the likes of the plodding Zaza Pachulia and quirky JaVale McGee in the middle, the Warriors are legit at center. Cousins fits the Warriors’ style because he can shoot 3s and is a willing and efficient passer from the high and low post. “That’s really an area where they’ve struggled and been inconsistent,” said Gentry, a former Warriors assistant coach before taking the top job in New Orleans. “It’s going to be a position where they make an upgrade." Meanwhile, Houston lost Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute, a pair of athletic swingmen, this summer from free agency and therefore aren’t a better team on paper than last season, although the Rockets might soon add Carmelo Anthony, for whatever that’s worth. The Lakers welcome LeBron, but they didn’t get Paul George, who stayed in Oklahoma City, and the idea of trading for Kawhi Leonard this season remains a fantasy, at least for now. Which means the Warriors are once again the odds on favorites across town in the Vegas casinos to sip champagne next June. “Hey, that’s the NBA,” said Gentry with a shrug. “It’s supposed to be that way. You’re supposed to put out the best team you can. It’s up to the rest of us to catch them. They’ve put together a great team, drafted great, and guys in free agency wanted to come there. That’s what it’s all about. We have to pick up our game, it’s not that they should say, 'Oh we’re too good, let’s give away players.’ We all have to find a way to catch them, not them coming back to us.” Damian Lillard, the star guard for the Trail Blazers, spoke for the field when he said: “It's just going to get tougher and tougher. It is what it's always been, but just a little tougher. But you know what? Once the season starts, we gotta go. Nobody’s got time to be out there, not having fun and being stressed and all that BS. We gotta find to make it happen.” Twenty-nine teams, and especially the contenders in the West, are at a disadvantage regarding the Warriors because of a lack of All-Stars; not only do the Warriors now have five, but they’re all in their prime years. It’s one thing to try to be as good as the Warriors. Nowadays, you must rise to their level of luck as well. Veteran NBA writer Shaun Powell has worked for newspapers and other publications for more than 25 years. You can e-mail him here or follow him on Twitter. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NBA, its clubs or Turner Broadcasting. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 12th, 2018Related News